result
2nd Test, Melbourne, Dec 25 - 30 2008, South Africa tour of Australia
394 & 247
(48 ov, target 183)459 & 183/1
South Africa won by 9 wickets
player of the match
Dale Steyn
South Africa
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Matthew Hayden c Duminy b Ntini817311047.05
Simon Katich  b Steyn541091536049.54
Ricky Ponting (c)c Amla b Harris10112619710180.15
Michael Hussey c †Boucher b Steyn0916000.00
Michael Clarke not out 882083304142.30
Andrew Symonds c Kallis b Morkel2755563049.09
Brad Haddin c Smith b Ntini4071885056.33
Brett Lee c Kallis b Steyn21213350100.00
Mitchell Johnson  b Steyn033000.00
Nathan Hauritz c Smith b Steyn1221292057.14
Peter Siddle c de Villiers b Kallis1949541038.77
Extras(b 5, lb 12, nb 7)24
TOTAL(113.4 Ov, RR: 3.46, 500 Mts)394
Fall of wickets: 1-21 (Matthew Hayden, 7.2 ov), 2-128 (Simon Katich, 33.6 ov), 3-143 (Michael Hussey, 37.3 ov), 4-184 (Ricky Ponting, 51.2 ov), 5-223 (Andrew Symonds, 66.1 ov), 6-277 (Brad Haddin, 88.3 ov), 7-322 (Brett Lee, 95.2 ov), 8-326 (Mitchell Johnson, 95.5 ov), 9-352 (Nathan Hauritz, 101.5 ov), 10-394 (Peter Siddle, 113.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Dale Steyn2968753.001369000
Makhaya Ntini27710824.0011414101
Jacques Kallis18.445512.94843000
Morne Morkel2238914.04978106
Paul Harris1733812.23783000
South Africa 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Graeme Smith (c)c †Haddin b Siddle621131666054.86
Neil McKenzie  b Siddle057000.00
Hashim Amla c Symonds b Johnson1930351063.33
Jacques Kallis c †Haddin b Hauritz2653812049.05
AB de Villiers  b Siddle751570013.72
Jean-Paul Duminy c Siddle b Hauritz16634044818048.82
Mark Boucher c Hussey b Hauritz315220020.00
Morne Morkel  b Johnson2139454053.84
Paul Harris c Johnson b Hussey3967744058.20
Dale Steyn  b Siddle761912389139.79
Makhaya Ntini not out 22949006.89
Extras(b 5, lb 13, nb 15, pen 5)38
TOTAL(153 Ov, RR: 3.00, 615 Mts)459
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Neil McKenzie, 1.4 ov), 2-39 (Hashim Amla, 8.3 ov), 3-102 (Jacques Kallis, 26.4 ov), 4-126 (Graeme Smith, 37.6 ov), 5-132 (AB de Villiers, 41.5 ov), 6-141 (Mark Boucher, 46.4 ov), 7-184 (Morne Morkel, 57.1 ov), 8-251 (Paul Harris, 77.5 ov), 9-431 (Dale Steyn, 141.3 ov), 10-459 (Jean-Paul Duminy, 152.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Brett Lee1326805.23557007
Peter Siddle3498142.381679004
Mitchell Johnson39612723.2517714003
Nathan Hauritz43139832.272098101
Michael Clarke802603.25344000
Michael Hussey502214.40172000
Andrew Symonds1131401.27540000
Australia 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Matthew Hayden c Duminy b Steyn2328483082.14
Simon Katich c †Boucher b Steyn1540572037.50
Ricky Ponting (c)c Smith b Morkel991692577058.57
Michael Hussey c Amla b Morkel28150025.00
Michael Clarke c McKenzie b Steyn29791134036.70
Andrew Symonds c Kallis b Steyn054000.00
Brad Haddin c Kallis b Ntini1035380128.57
Brett Lee  b Kallis821231038.09
Mitchell Johnson not out 43851115050.58
Nathan Hauritz  b Kallis323330013.04
Peter Siddle c †Boucher b Steyn618250033.33
Extras(b 1, lb 3, nb 5)9
TOTAL(84.2 Ov, RR: 2.92, 370 Mts)247
Fall of wickets: 1-37 (Matthew Hayden, 10.4 ov), 2-40 (Simon Katich, 12.2 ov), 3-49 (Michael Hussey, 15.3 ov), 4-145 (Michael Clarke, 43.1 ov), 5-145 (Andrew Symonds, 43.6 ov), 6-165 (Brad Haddin, 53.1 ov), 7-180 (Brett Lee, 58.3 ov), 8-212 (Ricky Ponting, 71.3 ov), 9-231 (Nathan Hauritz, 78.6 ov), 10-247 (Peter Siddle, 84.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Dale Steyn20.236753.29935001
Makhaya Ntini1412611.85692000
Morne Morkel1524623.06726004
Paul Harris2114702.23941100
Jacques Kallis1415724.07588000
South Africa 2nd INNINGS (target: 183 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Graeme Smith (c)lbw b Hauritz759413310079.78
Neil McKenzie not out 591402043142.14
Hashim Amla not out 3062702048.38
Extras(lb 9, nb 8, w 2)19
TOTAL(48 Ov, RR: 3.81, 204 Mts)183/1
Fall of wickets: 1-121 (Graeme Smith, 28.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Brett Lee1004904.90456006
Peter Siddle1453402.42684000
Mitchell Johnson1113603.27492021
Nathan Hauritz1004114.09412101
Michael Clarke301404.66101000
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
SeriesSouth Africa tour of Australia
Season2008/09
Player Of The Match
Dale Steyn
Dale Steyn
Series resultSouth Africa led the 3-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 1902
Hours of play (local time)10.30am start, Lunch 12.30-13.10, Tea 15.10-15.30, Close 17.30
Match days26,27,28,29,30 December 2008 - day(5-day match)
Umpires
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Aleem Dar
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Billy Doctrove
TV Umpire
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Bruce Oxenford
Reserve Umpire
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Tony Ward
Match Referee
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Ranjan Madugalle
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 26 Dec - day 1 -Australia 1st innings 280/6 (Michael Clarke 36*, Brett Lee 0*, 90 ov)
Sat, 27 Dec - day 2 -South Africa 1st innings 198/7 (Jean-Paul Duminy 34*, Paul Harris 8*, 63 ov)
Sun, 28 Dec - day 3 -Australia 2nd innings 4/0 (Matthew Hayden 1*, Simon Katich 2*, 3 ov)
Mon, 29 Dec - day 4 -South Africa 2nd innings 30/0 (Graeme Smith 25*, Neil McKenzie 3*, 6 ov)
Tue, 30 Dec - day 5 -South Africa 2nd innings 183/1 (48 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 1
  • Australia 1st innings
  • Drinks: Australia - 28/1 in 13.0 overs (SM Katich 17, RT Ponting 3)
  • Australia: 50 runs in 15.1 overs (92 balls), Extras 1
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 76 balls (SM Katich 26, RT Ponting 21, Ex 3)
  • SM Katich: 50 off 84 balls (6 x 4)
  • Lunch: Australia - 89/1 in 26.0 overs (SM Katich 50, RT Ponting 27)
  • Australia: 100 runs in 27.6 overs (171 balls), Extras 4
  • RT Ponting: 50 off 80 balls (4 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • 2nd Wicket: 100 runs in 157 balls (SM Katich 41, RT Ponting 56, Ex 6)
  • Drinks: Australia - 143/3 in 37.3 overs (RT Ponting 74)
  • Australia: 150 runs in 41.3 overs (255 balls), Extras 8
  • RT Ponting: 100 off 119 balls (10 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Tea: Australia - 184/4 in 51.2 overs (MJ Clarke 11)
  • Australia: 200 runs in 56.2 overs (345 balls), Extras 14
  • Attendance: 63,263
  • Drinks: Australia - 232/5 in 71.0 overs (MJ Clarke 20, BJ Haddin 8)
  • Australia: 250 runs in 75.4 overs (461 balls), Extras 14
  • New Ball Taken: Australia 262/5 after 82.4 overs (MJ Clarke 30, BJ Haddin 28)
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 112 balls (MJ Clarke 13, BJ Haddin 37, Ex 0)
  • End Of Day: Australia - 280/6 in 90.0 overs (MJ Clarke 36, B Lee 0)
  • Australia 2nd innings
  • Attendance: 19847
Day 2
  • Australia 1st innings
  • Australia: 300 runs in 93.1 overs (566 balls), Extras 14
  • MJ Clarke: 50 off 170 balls (2 x 4)
  • Australia: 350 runs in 101.2 overs (615 balls), Extras 19
  • Drinks: Australia - 352/9 in 101.5 overs (MJ Clarke 70)
  • Lunch: Australia - 394/10 in 113.4 overs (MJ Clarke 88)
  • South Africa 1st innings
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 13.1 overs (83 balls), Extras 5
  • Drinks: South Africa - 60/2 in 14.0 overs (GC Smith 27, JH Kallis 9)
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 83 balls (GC Smith 20, JH Kallis 25, Ex 5)
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 25.2 overs (160 balls), Extras 10
  • Tea: South Africa - 102/3 in 26.4 overs (GC Smith 46)
  • GC Smith: 50 off 90 balls (5 x 4)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 141/5 in 46.0 overs (JP Duminy 10, MV Boucher 3)
  • Attendance: 42,800
  • South Africa: 150 runs in 49.1 overs (307 balls), Extras 14
  • End Of Day: South Africa - 198/7 in 63.0 overs (JP Duminy 34, PL Harris 8)
Day 3
  • South Africa: 200 runs in 64.1 overs (399 balls), Extras 18
  • 8th Wicket: 50 runs in 90 balls (JP Duminy 17, PL Harris 33, Ex 3)
  • JP Duminy: 50 off 87 balls (5 x 4)
  • South Africa: 250 runs in 77.3 overs (480 balls), Extras 20
  • Drinks: South Africa - 260/8 in 80.0 overs (JP Duminy 56, DW Steyn 7)
  • New Ball Taken: South Africa 260/8 after 80.1 overs (JP Duminy 56, DW Steyn 7)
  • South Africa: 300 runs in 93.2 overs (575 balls), Extras 24
  • Lunch: South Africa - 304/8 in 94.0 overs (JP Duminy 78, DW Steyn 25)
  • 9th Wicket: 50 runs in 97 balls (JP Duminy 24, DW Steyn 25, Ex 4)
  • Penalty: 94.5 - Ball striking Fielding Team helmet
  • DW Steyn: 50 off 102 balls (8 x 4)
  • South Africa: 350 runs in 110.5 overs (680 balls), Extras 29
  • 9th Wicket: 100 runs in 198 balls (JP Duminy 36, DW Steyn 56, Ex 9)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 355/8 in 111.0 overs (JP Duminy 90, DW Steyn 56)
  • JP Duminy: 100 off 222 balls (9 x 4)
  • Tea: South Africa - 399/8 in 127.0 overs (JP Duminy 120, DW Steyn 70)
  • South Africa: 400 runs in 127.3 overs (780 balls), Extras 32
  • 9th Wicket: 150 runs in 298 balls (JP Duminy 66, DW Steyn 72, Ex 12)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 441/9 in 143.0 overs (JP Duminy 150, M Ntini 1)
  • JP Duminy: 150 off 305 balls (16 x 4)
  • South Africa: 450 runs in 145.2 overs (887 balls), Extras 37
  • Innings Break: South Africa - 459/10 in 153.0 overs (M Ntini 2)
  • Australia 2nd innings
  • End Of Day: Australia - 4/0 in 3.0 overs (ML Hayden 1, SM Katich 2)
Day 4
  • Drinks: Australia - 49/3 in 15.3 overs (RT Ponting 8)
  • Australia: 50 runs in 16.1 overs (98 balls), Extras 1
  • Lunch: Australia - 86/3 in 30.0 overs (RT Ponting 32, MJ Clarke 9)
  • Australia: 100 runs in 32.3 overs (197 balls), Extras 5
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 103 balls (RT Ponting 36, MJ Clarke 13, Ex 4)
  • RT Ponting: 50 off 83 balls (3 x 4)
  • Drinks: Australia - 145/5 in 44.0 overs (RT Ponting 70)
  • Australia: 150 runs in 45.5 overs (278 balls), Extras 6
  • Tea: Australia - 180/7 in 58.3 overs (RT Ponting 87)
  • Australia: 200 runs in 66.3 overs (402 balls), Extras 6
  • Drinks: Australia - 228/8 in 77.0 overs (MG Johnson 32, NM Hauritz 2)
  • New Ball Taken: Australia 238/9 after 80.3 overs (MG Johnson 40, PM Siddle 1)
  • Innings Break: Australia - 247/10 in 84.2 overs (MG Johnson 43)
  • South Africa 2nd innings
  • End Of Day: South Africa - 30/0 in 6.0 overs (GC Smith 25, ND McKenzie 3)
Day 5
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 11.3 overs (73 balls), Extras 4
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 73 balls (GC Smith 35, ND McKenzie 11, Ex 4)
  • GC Smith: 50 off 58 balls (9 x 4)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 82/0 in 19.0 overs (GC Smith 54, ND McKenzie 19)
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 22.1 overs (140 balls), Extras 11
  • 1st Wicket: 100 runs in 140 balls (GC Smith 60, ND McKenzie 30, Ex 11)
  • Lunch: South Africa - 132/1 in 33.0 overs (ND McKenzie 37, HM Amla 7)
  • South Africa: 150 runs in 37.3 overs (234 balls), Extras 18
  • ND McKenzie: 50 off 118 balls (3 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 100 balls (ND McKenzie 22, HM Amla 20, Ex 8)